Professor Nic Beech, BSc, MA, MSc, PhD, FCIPD, FRSA is Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of St Andrews and Vice Chair of the British Academy of Management.
He has also held the posts of Head of the School of Management at St Andrews, Head of the Department of Management at the University of Strathclyde and Lead Fellow of the UK Advanced Institute of Management.
His research interests are in management practice, change and the construction of identity, principally in the creative industries. He has undertaken significant research projects funded by the ESRC, EU and industry partners and has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and over 20 chapters in edited collections.
His six books include Managing Creativity (with B Townley, 2010) and Managing Change (with R MacIntosh, 2012) both published by Cambridge University Press.